CBS Evening News

"CBS Evening News" host Scott Pelley. (AP Photo)

CBS anchor Pelley: Journalism’s house is on fire

NEW YORK (AP) – Top CBS News anchor Scott Pelley delivered a tongue-lashing to fellow journalists on Friday, urging them to worry less about the “vanity” of being first on a story and more about […]

05/11/2013

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‘American Idol’ is now 3rd-rated competition show

NEW YORK (AP) — Television’s champion for nearly a decade, Fox’s “American Idol,” now isn’t even the most popular competition show on the air. Both editions of “The Voice” on NBC and “Dancing With the Stars” on ABC had larger audiences than “Idol” last week.

04/30/2013

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Big week for news with Boston Marathon bombs story

NEW YORK (AP) — The deadly Boston Marathon bombings and the massive manhunt for two suspects helped television news, with Fox News Channel leading all cable networks in prime-time ratings for the first week since the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

04/23/2013

TV ratings

News ratings plummet with time change, longer days

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a busy week with the selection of a new pope, the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts collectively had 11 percent fewer viewers than the week before — and a glance outside the window reveals the primary reason why.

03/19/2013

Downton Abbey

‘Downton Abbey’ gets viewers, if not fan approval

NEW YORK (AP) — Not everyone liked it, but 8.2 million people watched the finale to the third season of PBS’ “Downton Abbey.” Sunday’s last episode left many fans up in arms because of the surprise demise of a popular character, unnamed here.

02/20/2013

NBC's sampling strategy pays dividends

NEW YORK (AP) – A jump on the fall television season enabled NBC to get some of its new series sampled. The premiere episode of “Revolution,” a J.J. Abrams thriller about a world with the […]

09/25/2012

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